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US burglary victim drives off in thieves' van

US burglary victim drives off in thieves' van

A man in Washington state made sure a pair of burglars did not get away with his three flat-screen televisions _ he moved their getaway car.
Patrick Rosario was in the basement of his Bellevue home on Tuesday when he heard the burglars upstairs.
The Seattle Times says the 32-year-old Rosario, who had been laid off from his job as a Washington Mutual bank manager, called police while he sneaked out of the house.
He saw a white van sitting in front of his house with the motor running and the keys in the ignition, and he got in and drove it to a friend's house.
Police say the burglars left the televisions, a laptop computer and a jewelry box by the door and took off on foot.
The sheriff's office said no arrests had been made.


Updated : 2021-10-23 14:12 GMT+08:00